Rachel Sagner Buurma and Laura Heffernan

Laura Heffernan is Associate Professor of English at the University of North Florida and Rachel Sagner Buurma is Associate Professor of English Literature at Swarthmore College. Together, they are writing a disciplinary history of English, titled “The Teaching Archive: A New History of Literary Study” which will be published by the University of Chicago Press. Their article on T.S. Eliot's university extension teaching will appear in the March 2018 issue of PMLA.

Laura’s twitter is @LAHeffernan

Rachel's is @rbuurma

Their website is theotherdh.com


Search and Replace: Josephine Miles and the Origins of Distant Reading

From this day forward, every time you see the name Roberto Busa invoked as a—or the—founding scholar of either quantitative or computational method in the humanities, we want you to mentally search and replace with another name: Josephine Miles.